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La Monte Young is an American composer living in New York, where he is associated with the group of composers who have derived a good deal of their impetus from the music and personality of John Cage. He was a student at the University of California, where much of his early music was performed in the late 1950s. Since that time he has gone on to fame as a progenitor of the minimalist music movement. His hypnotic electronic and electric keyboard works, ranging from drones to blues and from equal...
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Topics: Avantgarde, Experimental, 20th Century Classical, Minimalism
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Other Minds Audio Archive
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On January 28, 1992, John Cage delivered a series of lectures at Stanford University in Palo Alto California in early 1992, just a few months before his death. Representing his last major writing, “Overpopulation and Art” is a mesostic poem that covers a wide variety of Cage’s concern’s, from the implications of technology on the environment to the role of art in society. Although often remembered as a radical composer of aleatoric music, John Cage was also a extremely intelligent man,...
Topics: KPFA-FM, Lecture, Panel Discussion, Poetry, John Cage
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This collection features audio collections reflecting music, art and culture. Collections include the unique contemporary compositions and performances found in the Other Minds collection, the hundreds of popular songs from the early 20th Century found in the 78 RPM collection and oral history projects.
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Recorded on September 16, 1980 at the International Festival of Electronic Music, in Stockholm, Sweden, pianist Kerstin Åberg, performs Charles Dodge’s “Any Resemblance is Purely Coincidental,” a work for tape and solo piano. According to the composer: “The tape part is based on computer restoration and re-synthesis of the 1907 recording of the legendary Enrico Caruso singing 'Vesti la giubba' from Ruggero Leoncavallo's ‘I Pagliacci’ (1892). In the course of the work the voice...
Topics: KPFA-FM, Music, Electro-Acoustic, Electronic music, Piano music
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The Other Minds Archive features recordings of OM's past music festivals and concert productions, selected recordings of new music sent to us by composers from around the world, and selections from thousands of hours of audiotape recordings from the KPFA Radio Music Department collection, transferred to Other Minds in 2000. The KFPA tapes contain live conversations, interviews, and performances with many of the innovative musicians who created 20th Century new music. KPFA-FM is a part of the...
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Stuart Dempster, principal trombonist of the Oakland Symphony, and faculty member of the San Francisco Conservator and California State College, presents a recital of six premiers, including three works commissioned by himself. This concert was held on June 24, 1966 at the San Francisco Tape Music Center. The concert is announced by Charles Boone, composer and officer of the Composers' Forum. During the intermission he interviews Mr. Dempster, who discusses his instrument and his commissions....
Topics: KPFA-FM, Music, Avant-Garde, Electro-Acoustic, Electronic, Trombone
20th Century Minimalist Music
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This collection seeks to document minimalist composers and ensembles from the 20th century.
Topics: Minimalism (Music), Art music, Experimental music, Avant-garde (Music), Performance art,...
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Many of these recordings are from the 1930s. It would also be safe to assume that these were the hits of that era.
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Topics: Old recordings, Victrola records, Early recordings, 1930s music
Naropa Poetics Audio Archives
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William S. Burroughs reads from "The Place of Dead Roads" and "The Cat Inside." Keywords: beat movement, experimental writing
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by Burroughs, William S.; Ginsberg, Allen; Waldman, Anne
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First half of a class by William S. Burroughs on the technology and the ethics of wishing. The discussion includes rules for wishing, the dogma of science, L. Ron Hubbard, The Big Lie, and sympathetic magic. The class also includes a question and answer session covering subjects such as memory, Henry Miller, dreams in writing, and defining the soul. (Continues on 86p002.) Keywords: beat movement, magic and poetry, mysticism and literature, science and literature, consciousness and literature
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An interview with William S. Burroughs for Loka magazine with additional commentary by Allen Ginsberg and Anne Waldman. The interview covers topics such as government, the New Age movement, identity, biology, cloning, war, escapism, and gurus. Keywords: beat generation, political poetry, activist poetry
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Second half of a workshop with William S. Burroughs comparing his works to those of Jack Kerouac, discussing their writing techniques. Burroughs provides biographical information on where the two met and their relationship. He also discusses what it means to be a writer and how many people are not writers even though they claim to be and have published work. Burroughs responds to questions about his relationship with Kerouac, dreams, and his own literary influences. This workshop took place...
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First half of a class with William S. Burroughs discussing various sources for writing, including dreams, voices (external and internal), and cut-up, giving examples from his own work. Burroughs emphasizes the importance of egolessness to the writer and presents his sources as a means to that end. In the course of the discussion, Burroughs airs many of his ideas about consciousness. There are questions and answers halfway through the session.(Continues on 76P021)
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First half of a William S. Burroughs lecture on creative reading. The lecture mentions a wide variety of authors, including Alistair Crowley, Paul Bowles, and many others. The class also discusses science fiction, non-fiction, general semantics, scriptwriting, cloning, rotten ectoplasm, and judgment in cut-ups, as well as Burroughs's novel, The Soft Machine. (Continues on 79p044.) Keywords: beat movement, experimental literature, consciousness in literature, reality mapping